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rain, storms and severe weather are all expected to affect at least one part of the state as we head into this evening. the heaviest rain today is going to occur in northwest iowa during much of the day and early night with rainfall totals easily reaching around 2 inches in some places. here in central iowa our rain is going to come in waves, because we like southern and eastern iowa have a much better chance for severe weather. from the late morning through the afternoon, storms are expected to form in central iowa and rocket east across the state. these storms will be capable of producing heavy rain, damaging winds and some hail. there is also a tornado threat in that same time period across central and southern iowa, and any tornadoes that form will likely be very fast moving and strong. when the storms and rain pass this evening we are going to see extremely strong winds push through the state between 20 and 40 mph with wind gusts approaching 50 mph. thursday and friday are both going to be very cold and windy, but there is good news as the weekend warms back up into the 60s! elias: also coming up on local five news midday.... a murder mystery hits the mcdonald mogul family in new york-- elias: we are honoring our veterans today here in iowa and across the country-- stay tuned for part 2 of local 5's "war stories" up next-- elias: who performed best on the republican debate stage last night in milwaukee? more details on the top 8 candidate performances, coming up-- "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa"
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elias: local 5 is your severe weather headquarters.. good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm elias johnson with chief meteorologist brad edwards.. the story everyone is keeping an eye on... the possibility of torandoes and the guarantee of rain and wind brad: weather adlib brad: meteorologist sam schreier is here with more details on what to expect today and tomorrow-- sam weather adlib: brad: meteorologist sam schreier is here with more details on what
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to expect today and tomorrow-- weather adlib: we are in for a very busy day of weather for all of iowa. heavy rain, storms and all expected to affect the state as we head into this evening. the heaviest rain today is going to occur in northwest iowa during much of the day and early night with rainfall totals easily reaching around 2 inches in some places. here in central iowa our rain is going to come in waves, because we like southern and eastern iowa have a much better chance for severe weather. from the late morning through the afternoon, storms are expected to form in central iowa and rocket east across the state. these storms will be capable of producing heavy rain, damaging winds and some hail. there is also a tornado threat in that same time period across central and southern iowa, and any tornadoes that form will likely be very fast moving and strong. when the storms and rain pass this evening we are going to see extremely strong winds push through the state between 20 and 40 mph with wind gusts approaching 50 mph. thursday and friday are both going to be very cold and windy, but there is good news as the weekend warms back up into the 60s! elias: we've got some
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tips here for you, looking ahead to your severe weather warning today-- look out for lightening increasing wind-- and stay inside if conditions get significantly if an official tornado warning is released, be sure to stay inside, stay away and stay tuned for any updates-- elias: moving now to your other top story...the iowa d-c-i has been called in to help in a murder investigation in calhoun county... elias: around two-a-m tuesday, authorities were called to a home on the two- hundred block of second street in pomeroy.. there they found a man shot to death...so far, his identity has not been released. no arrest has been made, but
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say they don't believe the public is in danger. they plan to release more details after an autopsy is complete. local five will continue to update this story as that information is made available. elias: polk county's latest homicide happened outside a nightclub that is right in the middle of a neighborhood. elias: neighbors say the loud noise and increasingly violent activity spilling into the streets is a huge concern. someone was shot and killed outside the evolution nightclub on northwest 6th drive early sunday morning. three other people were hurt, and neighrbors say this is not the first incident. the club has only been open since april... but polk county deputies have been called out there nearly 70 different times for incidents including fights, threats and weapons. neighbors want the club's liqour license revoked. many so spooked about the activity, they didn't want to show their identity on t.v. out of fear of retailation. it's absolutely going
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to get worse, it's gotten worse and worse as we go along here. we don't need the norority or violence elias: the polk county board of supervisors says they've also gotten half a dozen complaints from neighbors asking the county to revoke the nightclubs liquor license. but the county says that isn't as easy as it sounds... they say they need proof that the business itself violated laws... they're looking into that now. elias: since 2002, the state has seen nearly a 250- percent increase in such deaths...with many linked to prescription and illicit drug use. according to data from the university of iowa college of public health...just over two- thousand iowans died of unintended poisoning from 2002 to 2014. the majority were tied to drug use. officals say drug take-back programs and increased monitoring of prescription drug prescribing practices could provide relief, but may lead to increased abuse of illicit drugs. elias: iowans are getting their thoughts together on the proposed
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pipeline that would cut through iowa. tomorrow is when the public will be allowed to speak before the iowa utilities board the hearing is about the bakken pipeline that would carry crude oil from north dakota to illinois. the hearing is at the boone county fairgrounds community building from 9 a-m to 5 p-m. 210 people will be allowed to speak, split evenly down the middle "for" and "against." and look for live coverage from the hearing right here on local five. elias: in national headlines this morning-- the murder mystery that is stunning a leafy new york suburb elias: the wife of a mcdonald's mogul was found dead in the laundry room of her large estate -- investigators searching for clues this morning, abc's linsey janis is here with the latest " this morning, a mystery unfolding at this sprawling new york estate? the matriarch of a prominent family found murdered. the victim? 83-yr-old
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lois colley, the wife of multi-millionaire eugene colley? one of the biggest owners of mcdonald's franchises in the country. (gfx) police, responding to a 911 call just after 5 pm monday ? after a caretaker at "windswept farm" -- colley's 300-arce hilltop estate -- discovered her body. sot- lt. paul dequart/new york state police she was room just outside the laying on the floor. cause of death was investigators combing the woods tuesday, searching for a possible weapon? the only thing missing from the home? a small sot lt. paul state police "at this the investigation the town supervisor a calling her a pillar of the community? sot-warren lucas/friend they involved in a lot of things in town? very
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very nice lady, any time you met her she always had a kiss for you, my heart goes out to the colley family. police calling it a "shocking and disturbing" crime? saying there was no sign of a forced entry." elias: and not too far away in new jersey-- an explosion at a house today that left one person dead and at least 5 people hurt. the victims included a 1- and-a-half-year- old boy and a 9- year-old girl-- of the five victims, four will likely be treated for burns at trinitas hospital in elizabeth, new jersey and today. the investigation into what caused the explosion is ongoing. officials said many people were trapped of the home, but removed. news-- elias: winding g wn, the previous record for soybean production. the iowa soybean association sees the record state and national crop as a chance to open doors to new marketing opportunities. according to the u-s-d-a, this
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year's harvest is projected at 550-million bushels....25 million more than the record set in 2005. experts say demand for u-s soybeans is strong...last year 59-percent of soybean production went overseas. elias: coming up on local 5 news midday... no survivors in a plane that crashed into an ohio apartment building yesterday-- elias: and... it's veterans' day, so stick around for part 2 of local 5's "war stories" series, coming up. elias: next.... students at the university of missouri are facing threats, leaving major safety concerns on campus-- this following protests over the university's handling of racial incidents-- we have the latest, up next--
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"your wathcing local 5 news midday in hd with elias johnson and we are iowas most accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa" elias: thanks to an elias: thanks to an undefeated record, the iowa hawkeyes have moved up in the college playoff rankings. the iowa hawkeyes are 9-0 for just the second time in school history-- and first time since 2009 they are now number five in the rankings, after saturday's win over indiana.. they take on minnesota saturday at kinnick stadium. they are one of five undefeated teams in the top ten...with clemson holding on to the number one spot. elias: in other sports news-- a viral video shows a university of missouri communications professor ordering a student photographer to leave a public area at the
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student journalists were trying to cover students protesting how the university has handled racial incidents. in addition to the professor, the student protesters did not want journalists there either. in the youtube video, which has more than a million views, the photographer's plea of first amendment rights is met by threat of force by the professor. elias: and breaking news overnight on that same university of missouri campus -- with threats facing students, leaving them fearing for their safety -- abc's alex perez has the story in columbia, missouri -- " this morning, students at the university of missouri -- on edge... after a series of alarming and anonymous posts on social media overnight - sparking fears for their safety... ((fullscreen gfx)) one yik yak user writing: "i'm going to stand my ground tomorrow and shoot every black person i see." others posting these ominous
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really make national news." and "don't go to campus tomorrow." this man caught on camera screaming racial slurs... nats - "you think not eating for eight days is hard? f take a walk to africa!" ... aimed at mizzou grad student, jonathan butler, who had mounted a hunger strike in protest of alleged racial intolerance... reports that members of the kkk were on-site - also circulating? at least two campus buildings thrown into lockdown mode, including the black culture center. sot - garnett s. stokes/provost, university of missouri: "i'm getting a lot of messages about students feeling unsafe." several hours later, officials giving the all-clear - confirming there was "no immediate threat"... this incident comes just a day after racial tensions reached boiling point... sot - tim wolfe/former president, university of missouri system: "i'm resigning as president of the university of missouri system." president tim wolfe resigning monday... over the handling of what students call "institutional racism" on campus. sot - charles harris/football player, university of missouri: "let this be a testament to all other athletes across the
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country that you do have the power." +++++ suggested tag: the campus police department says it will continue to investigate the threats." elias: sam is back now... sam we are in for a very busy day of weather for all of iowa. heavy rain, storms and severe weather are all expected to affect at least one part of the state as we head into this evening. the heaviest rain today is going to occur in northwest iowa during much of the day and early night with
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reaching aromost accurate
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: we are in for a very busy day of weather for all of iowa. heavy rain, storms and severe weather are all expected to affect at least one part of the state as we head into this evening. the heaviest rain today is going to occur in northwest iowa during much of the day and early night with rainfall totals easily reaching around 2 inches in some places. here in central iowa our rain is going to come in waves, because we like southern and eastern iowa have a much better chance for severe weather. from the late morning through the afternoon, storms are expected to form in central iowa and rocket east across the state. these storms will be capable of producing heavy rain, damaging winds and some hail. there is also a tornado threat
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and southern iowa, and any tornadoes that form will likely be very fast moving and strong. when the storms and rain pass this evening we are going to see extremely strong winds push through the state between 20 and 40 mph with wind gusts approaching 50 mph. thursday and friday are both going to be very cold and windy, but there is good news as the weekend warms back up into the 60s! sam: elias: elias:
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a high school student in california is missing out on some of the best parts of being a senior. the 17-year old was one of three cyclists hit by a man driving a stolen car in june. he's still recovering, and hasn't been able
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...or football games, or homecoming celebrations. so over 1- hundred of his fellow students brought the festivities to him....with the band leading the parade to his front door. all: (reax) elias: still to come on local five news midday... we are honoring our veterans' today here in iowa and across the country-- stayed tuned for part two of our "war stories" series, up next--
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local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : elias: you'll see all kinds of veteran's tributes today for veteran's day. but this one is pretty special. 146 veterans decending on washington d-c for the boone decending on washington d-c for the boone county freedom flight. for ten hours,
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local heroes toured memorials dedicated to their service, where fallen commerades were remembered as well. "there you go sarge we got you, we didn't forget you." elias: a long day for them- they were up for nearly 20 hours straight them- they were up for nearly 20 hours straight flying to d-c and back home. elias: but it was just as they were ready to call it a day, when organizers had one more surprise for them. and local five had the cameras rolling to capture this moment.. nat - diet coke? at a crusing atltitude of 30-thousand feet, boone county veterans have their first chance to take a breath and reflect on their 10-hour day touring the memorials dedicate to their service, nat is that the last bag? when freedom flight director don batt walks five suitcases to the front of the plane, one by one don batt - boone co. freedom flgiht director and these five bags are our duffel bags we have here and they're our duffel bags, so to speak, our mail call for out veterans
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call was the only connection to life back home bruce schuller "just liek the old days - waiting for mail call!" clarice kostelnick - viet nam nurse "i had no idea this was coming at all." but unlike letters they recieved during battle asking how they were doing, these messages from friends, family and school children offer something different clarice kostelnick - viet nam nurse "thank you mom, capt claire, for your service..." "i'm sure the things you did had a big impact on our country." "you may not think you are a big deal, you are a big deal." some of the notes draw big smiles nat thomas matt "these really touched me" clarice kostelnick - viet nam nurse "i can hardly read through the tears." others bring out emotion that had been long forgetten bruce schuller "its someting i havent' felt in a long time...and its good...its really good." when george silberharm saw who his first letter was from nat - great geandkids
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envelope nat "oh, george" --- he'll get to them when he gets home don n tt "this is their homecoming. we want to make sure to welcome them home and give them a simulation of what it was like back when they were acrive duty." hard to picture a happier ending to what will go down as the perfect day for 146 local heroes, nat "it's a goo deal" thomas matt "hard to imagine how special this has been." bruce schuller "just like the old days, that's all i can say." clarice kostelnick - viet nam nurse it's been a very emotional day, but very rewarding day too...great trip. elias johnson local 5 news - we are iowa elias: of course this was the second part of elias' story on the boone county freedom flight. you can catch the first part on our website, we are iowa dot com. we also have more about events happening around the metro for
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veterans day. elias: and local five's veteran's day coverage continues today with a half-hour special. "our veterans' voices" will air at 6:30 p-m from the iowa gold star military museum. we'll be right
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : elias: on your money now elias: volkswagen's move to try to appease some of its unhappy customers may be falling flat. move to try to appease some of its unhappy customers may be falling flat. monday, the carmaker said it would give 500- dollar gift cards to owners of diesel cars mired in the emissions cheating scandal
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credit that can be used at v-w dealerships. some owners say the offer is not enough. they want volkswagen to buy back their cars. many owners feel caught in limbo, worried they won't be able to resell their cars given the scandal. elias: retailers are gearing up for a big holiday season. according to a survey by careerbuilder- dot-com, more than half of u-s retailers plan to hire seasonal workers during the holiday season. that's up from only 43 percent last year. overall, the full-time hiring in the fourth quarter could be the strongest since 2006. the national overall, the full-time hiring in the fourth be the strongest since the national retail federation forecasts will be up seven percent year elias: and businesses country will service men and veterans day... giving them a this is a list of places that have special offers happening today...including i-hop, applebees, and outback steakhouse.
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just a small token of their appreciation for our veterans. elias: and -- amazon's c-e-o jeff bezos is now the fourth richest man in the world. bloomberg's billionaires index put bezos's fortune tuesday at 58-point-two billion dollars. that's slightly higher than mexican telecom giant carlos slim, who was in fourth place last year. the index says microsoft founder bill gates remains the world's richest person, worth 85-billion dollars. gates is followed by spanish businessman amancio ortega and the "oracle of omaha," investor warren buffett. elias: elias: coming up on local 5 news midday... the fight for $15 brought many workers out to the streets yesterday-- elias: next.... what were the results of the fourth republican debate last night? stick around to get a re-cap of
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local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" elias: local 5 is your severe weather headquarters.. good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm elias johnson with chief meteorologist brad edwards.. the story everyone is keeping an eye on... the possibility of torandoes and the guarantee of rain and wind brad: weather adlib brad: meteorologist sam schreier is here with more
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sam schreier is here with more details on what to expect today and tomorrow-- sam weather adlib: we are in for a very busy day of weather for all of iowa. heavy rain, storms and severe weather are all expected to affect at least one part of the state as we head into this evening. the heaviest rain today is going to occur in northwest iowa during much of the day and early night with rainfall totals easily reaching around 2 inches in some places. here in central iowa our rain is going to come in waves, because we like southern and eastern iowa have a much better chance for severe weather. from the late morning through the afternoon, storms are expected to form in central iowa and rocket east across the state. these storms will be capable of producing heavy rain, damaging winds and some hail. there is also a tornado threat in that same time period across central and southern iowa,
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very fast moving and strong. when the storms and rain pass this evening we are going to see extremely strong winds push through the state between 20 and 40 mph with wind gusts approaching 50 mph. thursday and friday are both going to be very cold and windy, but there is good news as the weekend warms back up into the 60s! elias: we've got some tips here for you, looking ahead to your severe weather warning today-- look out for darkening skies, lightening flashed, or increasing wind-- and stay inside if conditions get significantly worse-- if an official tornado warning is released, be sure to stay inside, stay away from windows, and stay tuned for any updates-- elias:
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story this morning -- the republican debate in wisconsin last night -- the candidates faced off on the economy and immigration -- showing the differing of immigration -- showing the differing of opinions between the 8 white house on the main stage. fox business wanted to differentiate itself from previous debates. and it certainly didn't lack for substance. abc's tom llamas was there for it all-- " overnight the republicans battling to be president - making their case on the economy and national defense. the debate more policy... sot-paul "marco! marco! how is it conservative?" ...but some punches. sot-paul how is it conservative? how is it conservative to add a trillion dollars in military
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expenditures? sot-rubio "we can't even have an economy if we're not safe. there are radical jihadists in the middle east beheading people and crucifying christians. the chinese taking over the south china sea. yes, i believe the world is a safer -- no, i don't believe, i know the world is a safer and better place when america is the strongest military power in the world." [ applause ] all of the candidates rallying against the irs sot-cruz "there are more words in the irs code than there are in the bible. and not a one of them is as good." and dr ben carson, a leading candidate, slamming the news coverage of alleged discrepancies in his life story. sot-carson "i have no problem with being vetted. what i do have a problem with is being lied about." on the economy the retired neurosurgeon appearing to change his position on raising the minmum wage. sot-carson "i would not raise it" but back in may - carson favored increasing it. i asked him about the change sot-llamas and carson
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00;20;41;51 tl: so just to be clear, are you in favor of raising the minimum wage or are you not in favor of it 00;20;45;58 bc: i personally am not in favor of it im in favor of having a discussion because i believe the way you do something in a pluralistic society is you put it out in the open so that everybody understands whats going on. donald trump at one point playing referee-criticizing carly fiorina for cutting people off. sot-trump "why does she keep interrupting everybody?" (nats applause) and fighting for jeb bush to get a chance to speak: sot trump (interrupting kasich) "you should let jeb speak." sot-bush "thank you, donald for allowing me to speak at the debate. really nice of you. i appreciate that. what a generous man you are." but later bush clashed with trump over immigration- refusing to support mass deportation of undocumented immigrants. sot-bush "it's just not possible it would tear communities apart. and it would send a signal that we're not the kind it would send a signal that we're not the kind of country that know america is"" elias:
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now we also have a democratic primary debate this week....and right here in iowa. hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin oh- malley will take the stage saturday at drake university. this is the second debate for the democratic presidential candidates. elias: a small plane crash in ohio in your national headlines this morning.,.. elias: officials say there are no survivors after a plane crashed into an apartment building in ohio tuesday. while authorities have confirmed at least two deaths, they are unsure exactly how many were aboard the plane that was on approach to land when it clipped a telephone line. officials say that no one was inside the residence and no one on the ground was injured. "lt. rick edwards spokesman, ohio state
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highway patrol it's approximately a ten-passenger plane. at this time the passengers in the plane, it's unknown how many are in the plane at this time. we do know there are deaths in the plane, but we don't know how many, or who the passengers are."" elias: two f-a-a investigators are on the scene, and the n-t-s-b is en route to two f-a-a investigators are on the scene, and the n-t-s-b is en route to assist. elias: the push for fifteen dollars an hour continues...with fast food workers calling for an increased minimum wage to what they call a livable rate. workers in nearly 300 cities across the u.s. were expected to participate -- across the u.s. were expected to participate -- including des moines. the plan today was to encourage the plan today was to encourage people to vote next year for candidates who support a higher minimum wage. "no one who works two jobs in this country shouldn't have a roof over their head. that's what i very strongly believe. " elias: yesterday's protests were expected to be the largest since they were first launched three years ago.
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protests were expected to be the largest since they were first launched three years ago. elias: the justice department is trying to block a deal between united continintal and delta air lines. the two arline carriers worked out a trade that would give delta more runway space at new york's j-f-k airport... in exchange for united getting more allocated slots for aircraft at new jersey's newark liberty international airport. in a statement tuesday, the d- o-j said the deal would give united an unfair monopoly in newark, and would give delta an unfair advantage for takeoff and landing, leaving the 35-million travelers who pass through newark airport each year fewer alternatives. united currently controls 73- percent of the available aircraft slots at newark -- 10 times more than any competitor. the deal would give united 24 more slots. the deal would give united 24 more slots. elias: still to come on local 5 news midday... (weather) sam has the details in central iowa's most accurate forecast next.
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate
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meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: we are in for a very busy day of weather for all of iowa. heavy rain, storms and severe weather are all expected to affect at least one part of the state as we head into this evening. the heaviest rain today is going to occur in northwest iowa during much of the day and early night with rainfall totals easily reaching around 2 inches in some places. here in central iowa our rain is going to come in waves, because we like southern and eastern iowa have a
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for severe weather. from the late morning through the afternoon, storms are expected to form in central iowa and rocket east across the state. these storms will be capable of producing heavy rain, damaging winds and some hail. there is also a tornado threat in that same time period across central and southern iowa, and any tornadoes that form will likely be very fast moving and strong. when the storms and rain pass this evening we are strong winds push through the state between 20 and 40 mph with wind gusts approaching 50 mph. thursday and friday are both going to be very cold and windy, but there is good news as the weekend warms back up into the 60s! sam: elias:
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and as we watch the skies for the possibility of and as we watch the skies for the possibility of severe weather later today here in iowa....we also remember the 12 tornadoes that hit november 12th of 2005. local five will mark the anniversary of those twisters with special reports tonight and tomorrow... our own clair powell will take a look at how they have rebuilt over the years....look for the first one on over the years....look for the first one on woodward on local five news at ten this evening. elias: you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this. elias: special olympics is a global organization that unleashes the
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elias: special olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, everyday around the world. through programming in sports, health, education and community building, special olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face. special olympics is providing opportunities for more than 4.4 million athletes, 1.3 million volunteers and millions more people worldwide through 226 accredited special olympics programs in more than 170 countries. find out how special olympics builds communities and changes attitudes at www.specialoly mpics.org. how many people does special olympics iowa serve? special olympics iowa serves more than 12,000 iowans with intellectual disabilities and their unified sports partners. how many iowans have
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intellectual disabilities? the world health organization estimates between 2-3 percent of the population has intellectual disabilities. in iowa, this means 64,000-96,000 people. what is the special olympics athlete oath? "let me win. but if i cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." what impact does me be brave in the attempt." what impact does special olympics have on athletes? children and adults with intellectual disabilities who participate in special olympics develop improved physical fitness and motor skills, greater self- confidence and a more positive self-image. they grow mentally, socially and spiritually. through special olympics, athletes exhibit boundless courage and enthusiasm, enjoying the rewards of friendship. ultimately, athletes discover not only their abilities and talents, but "their voices" as well. who is eligible to participate in special olympics? to be eligible to participate in special olympics, you must be identified by an agency or professional as having one of the following conditions: intellectual disabilities, cognitive
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delays as measured by formal assessment, or significant learning or vocational problems due to cognitive delay that require or have required specifically designed instruction. can individuals with profound intellectual disabilities participate in special olympics? yes, through special olympics motor activities training program (matp) and events such as challenge days, developed by physical educators, physical therapists and recreation therapists. matp emphasizes training and participation rather than competition. dubuque polar plunge coming up this saturday, november 14.
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